25.0412 Destruction of infected property-Compensation.

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(a) The Director may destroy any infected clothing, bedding, or other articles which cannot be made safe by disinfection. He shall furnish to the owner thereof a receipt showing the number, character, condition and estimated value of the articles so destroyed. A copy of such receipt shall be retained by the Director.

(b) Upon the presentation of the original receipt for articles destroyed and approval by the Governor, the Treasurer of American Samoa shall pay to the owner of such property, out of such appropriations of the Department of Health as may be available, the value of such destroyed articles.

History: 1972, PL 12-44 § 4.